MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2013 Preferred Dividend of $0.46875 Per Share

    MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2013 Preferred Dividend of
                              $0.46875 Per Share

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2013

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA)
announced today that in accordance with the terms of its 7.50% Series B
Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, the Board of Directors has declared a
preferred stock dividend of $0.46875 per share for the quarter ending
September 30, 2013. This dividend is payable on September 30, 2013, to
preferred stockholders of record as of September 5, 2013.

MFA is a real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the business of
investment, on a leveraged basis, in Agency and Non-Agency residential
mortgage-backed securities.

CONTACT:  MFA Investor Relations
           800-892-7547
           www.mfafinancial.com



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